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Reta McDonald

Reta McDonald (Baker)

Wednesday, January 30th, 1935 - Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at the Wellington House, Prescott, on July 2, 2019 at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Edward McDonald and cherished mother of Susan (Derek) Stocker, Shelley McDonald (Keith DeDekker), Sheryl McDonald and Patti (Rick) Williams.

Loving Grandmother of Melissa (Darcy) Sauve, Matthew Hayes (Megan Moore), Meghan (Jason) McDermott, Macey Markell, Brett and Zachary Williams, and Step-Grandchildren Paul DeDekker, David (Ashley) DeDekker. Great-Grandmother of Mackenzie and Madison McDermott , Sofia Sauve and Rachel, Dillon and Reese DeDekker. Also survived by her sisters Marilyn Clysdale and Anna Miles (Neil); by her sister-in-law Rigtje Baker and by several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her parents Thelma Babcock and Stanley Baker; by her brother Carl Baker and by Jay Merkley (Sheryl's partner).

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Irvine Memorial Chapel at ROSELAWN, 2451 County Road 15, Maitland on Monday, July 8, 2019 from 11:00 am-1:15 pm followed by a service in celebration of Reta’s life in the Chapel at 1:30 pm.

As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Brockville and District Hospital Palliative Care, or charity of your choice would be appreciated.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, July 8th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:15pm
    Monday, July 8th, 2019 11:00am - 1:15pm
    Irvine Memorial Chapel at Roselawn
    2451 County Road 15
    Maitland, ON K0E 1P0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, July 8th, 2019 | 1:30pm
    Monday, July 8th, 2019 1:30pm
    Irvine Memorial Chapel at Roselawn
    2451 County Road 15
    Maitland, ON K0E 1P0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Fr. Brent Brennan
  • Interment

    Roselawn Memorial Gardens
    Address not given
  • Reception

    Irvine Memorial Chapel & Reception Centre at Roselawn
    2451 County Road 15
    maitland, ON K0E 1P0
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email




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Private Condolence

Lillian Davy

Posted at 07:47am
Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Mom. She was a wonderful lady. We worked together at the Church suppers and had many laughs. Lillian and Paul Davy

Jennifer Dupuis

Posted at 06:57pm
Shelley, Susan, Sheryl and Patti, and family, my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. RIP Rita.

Shirley Sayeau

Posted at 04:11pm
to Rita's family..

sorry to hear of Rita'spassing...she was a fine lady and a great RedHatter and hadthe nicest red hat oufits…...….our thoughts and prayers are with all of you

Sincerely...Shirley and Pat Sayeau

Heather Hayes

Posted at 10:29am
So sorry to all of your family for your loss. Reta was such a lovely lady and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Heather Hayes and Family

Karry & Mike Gobeil Posted at 11:24am

So sorry to hear about Rita. Our sincere condolences to the whole family. Michael & Karry Gobeil

Janie Kiley-McDonald

Posted at 08:31am
Very sorry for your loss Shelley and family. David and I are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Janie and David McDonald

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